Comment: Chris Hedges on The Fiscal Cliff
As 2012 turned to 2013 this week, Republicans and Democrats stopped just short of pulling a Thelma and Louise off the Fiscal Cliff. The compromises raises taxes in the top income bracket while pushing most spending cut decisions down the line. So - the crisis has been averted - for now - and everything's sunshine and lollipops, right? Not so fast, says Day 6 contributor Chris Hedges.